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Nov 22, 2009 1:00pm EST
that show a two-pronged attack on violent crime would be successful in america, producing violent crime by as much as 50% with life sentences for career criminals. for example, under the armed career criminal bill, and we passed the second chance act, the biden specter bill, the president signed it last year. it seems to me that we need more funding on detoxification, job traini training, re-entry. no surprise when a functional illiterate leaves prison without a trade or skill, they go back to a life of crime. i would like you to take a look at that. i would also like you to take a look at the issue on attacks on prison guards. there's been a rash of them because of the very substantial overcrowding. i wrote to the director of the federal bureau of prisons who i know is doing an excellent job with some suggestions about giving the guards some protective measures. some suggestions have been made about pepper spray, some suggestions have been made about break-away batons, stab-proof vests. i would appreciate it fld take a look at those items and others which could provide safeguards for p
Nov 18, 2009 6:00am EST
of america saw the document but did not show us they did any analysis to make up for merrill commissions. on the contrary, the evidence we have suggests that bank of america pulled a number out of thin air. far from being consistent with the actual experience of october or what they knew about the third quarter, the guess, wistfully assumed that the markets for collateralized debt obligation and credit default swaps would be significantly better in november and december. it was assumed that merrill lynch would almost break even for november. then the attorneys at bank of america went to work. they did not question the financial information they were given. . e financial information they were given. they begin with the assumption additional shareholder disclosure was necessary and they discussed what kind of exposure they would make but after studying the question for a week they decided the news was not sufficiently out of line from past performance than previous disclosures to warrant further shareholder disclosure. the sunmaid icuf council bank of america did not make any further discl
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Nov 12, 2009 5:00pm EST
things? oh, you are br to find out. hello, america. what is it that you really want from the government? what is it they're supposed to do? right now, i got to tell you, i would just settle for someone who knows how to operate a calculator -- no, no, knows how to operate the calculator, can read the calculator and tell me the numbers honestly. if you really believe some marxist utopian system is the way to go, use honesty, and make that chase for the redistributive change, don't hide behind our constitution saying anything. i mean, i would hide it myself. it is the only way to get it past the american people, considering the trouble in sean penn's beloved cuba and venezuela, despite -- i love this -- despite being one of the world's biggest energy producers, venezuela, experiencing massive blackouts and power loss. how is that working? chavez now wants to cap showers at 3 minutes. he actually came on and gave a personal guarantee that you won't stink. >> cuba says they have avoided a major energy crisis. how? by forcing people to shut off the power. i never even thought of that! let's j
Nov 4, 2009 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning. >> gop sweep. blue states turn red with two big victories for republicans on election day. results from the all-important races. >>> tragic end. the bodies of three college students have been found after a search. but still many questions about what happened. >> and consumer alert. a chemical linked to a long list of health problems could be lurking in canned foods. >> it's wednesday, november 4th, 2009. >>> good morning, thanks for being with us on this wednesday. well, republicans are celebrating victories in two key races this morning. voters in new jersey and virginia have chosen the gop candidate as their next governor. >> president obama had campaigned for the democrats in both races. viviana hurtado is joining us from washington for what those results might mean for the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, vinita and jeremy. political analysts say the results are not a referendum on the president but on the state of the economy. republicans will be moving into the governor's office both new jersey and virginia. >> to
Oct 31, 2009 8:00pm EDT
brooke, and god bless the united states of america. [applause] [applause] >> you may be seated. >> ladies and gentlemen, the united states army chorus. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [applause] >> please be seated. ladies and gentlemen, the honorable john kerry, united states senator. [applause] >> madam speaker, mr. majority leader, and distinguished colleagues in congress from both parties, ladies and gentlemen and members of the brooke family, our colleague ted kennedy was born into history. he was part of history throughout his life. he made history, and he knew history. and it was his respect for ed brooke's role in history and his personal affection for ed brooke that led him to champion this congressional gold medal. obviously, we're so delighted that vicki kennedy is here today , and his great friend, my colleague now in the senate, paul kirk is here with us to celebrate this moment. in one of his first sermons after finishing his studies at boston university, martin luther king jr. observed the thing that we need in the world today is a group of men and women who will stand up
Nov 29, 2009 11:00am EST
>> ellis tos innovation, since the time of the pilgrims, america has been the beacon of opportunity and the b the plenty. who are the innovate oos, the entrepreneurs who made electricity, for example, affordable in every household and every hospital. gave us credit cards and home equity loans for the exercise of our civilizing ownership rights and laid the foundation for mass media and the televised games and gaming. so many will relax with this weekend. we'll ask sir harold evans, author of the monumental "they made america." [theme song playing] realtime closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning company >> sir harold evans, welcome. >> thank you. >> here is the monumental book that i referred to. what is the monumental book about? >> the monumental book is about the people who gave us our pros pierty. everything that we use today, everything that we enjoy today comes not from the politicians, it comes from thennovators and yet the innovators have been totally neglected in american history. everything going back from google, back to the motor car back to the telephone, back to
Nov 11, 2009 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this wednesday, november 11th, 2009. grounded. a united airlines pilot, yanked from the cockpit, moments before takeoff, after a co-worker suspected he was drunk on the job. >>> flood watch. the remnants of ida, dumping wicked rains. and watch this. a massive mudslide in tennessee. >>> battle of the titans, as the letterman trial heats up. opposing attorneys duke it out this morning. was it enterprise? or was it extortion? >>> and miracle on the tracks. we hear from the heroes, whose quick thinking saved a tipsy passenger from almost certain death. the driver is here to tell us her story. >>> and good morning to all of you. we're so glad to have you with us. diane sawyer and robin roberts, here on this wednesday, november 11th, 2009, veterans day. and an especially poignant one, in the wake of that stirring memorial for the ft. hood victims yesterday. >> and the president probably said it best. they put their lives on the line every day to protect our safety, uphold our values. it's a virtue we're celebrating this morning. >>> we begin the morning
Nov 27, 2009 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning -- minimeltdown. while americans were distracted by turkey, world stock markets took a beating. and it could spread to the u.s. today. >>> buyers' market. millions are up early for black friday deals. but there's good reason to stay at home. >>> and the white house party crashers. a serious issue for the secret service. it's friday, november 27th, 2009. >>> good morning. and thanks for joining us on this black friday. i'm jeremy hubbard. vinita nair has the day off. the festive mood from thanksgiving will be wiped out very quickly on wall street this morning. stocks are pointing to a sharply lower open, after the persian city of dubai sent overseas markets in a tail spin. japan's nikkei tumbled more than 3%, with hong kong plummeting nearly 5%. and in europe, it is red across the brd today, after markets in london, germany and france tumbled more than 3% yesterday. it was london's biggest one-day loss in nine years. at the center of the storm, is dubai. a symbol of excess before the credit crunch. it is in danger of defaulting on $60 billion
Nov 29, 2009 7:00am EST
that we were going to make our products, our strings in america. we are still committed to that. we have never sold one string we didn't make here in new york. >> they have one of u.s. manufactu manufactures that have adopted the lean theory. they plan to do so or have implemented it. critics say the automation eliminates jobs. he says the replaced workers can be cross trained to do other jobs. >> we do not want to play people off because lean has been effective. that is not going to help people embracing lean or help our company or our community. what we are trying to do is take those people and train them to do something else. >> reporter: like work in the guitar strap division, part of a company he acquired several years ago. those jobs were previously in china. today, long island. economists say other companies can position themselves to bring jobs home. >> lean manufacturing makes it possible to create products in the united states efficiently, cost effectively and so forth. some manufacturing should be done in china. too much manufacturing is being done in china that could be done
Nov 10, 2009 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this tuesday, november 10th, breaking news. tropical storm ida blasts ashore. a 400-mile-wide rainmaking machine. and sam champion is there, live. >>> ft. hood. did the fbi drop the ball? we show you e-mails between the suspected shooter and a radical muslim leader. and the attorney has visited his client in the hospital. and talks to us this morning. >>> countdown. the president about to make his decision on troops in afghanistan. and we have an abc news exclusive interview. >>> what's in your food? this morning, our investigation looks at what could contaminate your salad. >>> and watch this. a woman falls on to a subway track. bystanders frantically try to stop the oncoming train. she survives. and we have the unbelievable story, all caught on tape. >>> and good morning, america. diane sawyer with robin roberts, this morning. and we have been talking since we woke about that video. the woman falling on to the train tracks. and the passengers waving, to get the attention of the driver. the driver saw them. and she was shocked, she said, to see a head
Nov 10, 2009 6:30pm EST
: from officers who -- >> spoke little english when he came to america as a teenager, but he put himself through college. >> reporter: to the sergeant, amy krueger, who wanted to win the war on terrorism, all by herself. >> when her mother told her she couldn't take on osama bin laden herself, amy replied "watch me." >> reporter: the president was unambiguous in judgment. >> no just in loving god looks upon them with favor. for what he has done, we know that the killer will be met with justice, in this world and the next. >> reporter: but most of all, the president paid tribute, not just to the killed and wounded, but to all in the military who now bear such burdens. >> we need not look to the past for greatness, because it is before our very eyes. long afternoon they are laid to rest, it will be said that this neration believed under the most trying of tests, believed in perseverance. not just when it was easy, but when it was hard. they paid the price, and bore the burden to secure this nation and stood up for the values that live in the hearts of all free peoples. >> reporter: with th
Nov 26, 2009 1:00pm EST
general motors and chrysler? governments don't own big companies in america. what ruptured? what ruptured is the concern that there is way too much in spending and to be fair, it's not the president's fault. but when you say -- and the combined the billions of dollars, there is one huge massive spending and as a stimulus package. . >> what happens is the republican party has a lot of troubles. we put on the brakes and send a missile. that was to park. -- that was too far. many private people said there will be a bill and we're better off negotiating in good faith because there is going to be a bill. what is going to happen is this possibility, which is the a.m .a is there because they thought they would get a deal. if it does not get fixed, i do not know where they will be. hospitals are there because they said they would have 9066%6% coverage. >> why do you think the industry support did not translate into republicans support? >> we're down to 170 boats. at 177 votes, the sport gentleman in new orleans. ok, we could lose that seat. at 177 seats, there are not a lot of seats you can lose.
Nov 14, 2009 11:30pm EST
is ingrained in america. about the president also met with the emperor and empress of japan. he will also meet the leaders of me and more and visit north korea. >>> a landscaper has died after an accident and that says that while trimming a tree branch with a chainsaw way lost control of the tool and fell about 30 feet from the latter. the homeowner called 911. the landscaper was pronounced dead at the scene. his name has not been released. >>> two firefighters suffered mir injuries fighting a house fire in northeast around 3:00 p.m. and the 1900 block of kearney street. it took firefighters about 80 minutes to put out the flames. everyone in the home got out. the firefighter suffered minor burns battling the blaze. >> it is inherently dangerous, and it is unfortunate that it happened. >> one firefighter was burned on the wrist, the other near his ear. a man was taken to the hospital with minor smoke inhalation. all three are expected to be treated and released. the causes under investigation >>> the police arrested a suspect accused of killing a man while he was getting on a metrobus. george
Nov 23, 2009 4:30am EST
's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> a bank robber in ohio apparently tried to eat his way out of trouble. dash cam video she's them searching this cuffed bandit when they put the note on the car. the suspect then leans over and eats the note. authorities found a bag of money with an exploded dye pack in that man's car. >>> in west virginia, a 9-year-old boy successfully stopped an adult car jacker. the boy's mother left her kids and the keys in the car when she went into a convenience store. a man got in the car to steal it, but that brave boy grabbed the keys, ran to the store for help. the suspect tried to escape but was caught by police. >>> residents in florida spotted an acknowledge i'll monkey on the loose. animal control has been trying to capture this elusive animal, but they haven't been able to catch it. so far the monkey avoided tranquilizer shots and traps. still on the loose. >>> a major piece of michael jackson history went up for auction in new york. fans had the opportunity to walk away with the spkling whi glove when he debuted the moo
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Nov 26, 2009 7:00pm EST
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Nov 30, 2009 6:10pm EST
of the year, they come with the best coverage in america. you snooze you lose. hey! i'll take it! let the chevy red tag event begin. now during the chevy red tag event, get 0 percent apr for 72 months on most '09 models. see red and save green. now at your local chevy dealer. >>> listen up. expect delays on met troats' red line tonight. trains are trying to get on schedule after a fight on at the chinatown stop. police say two guy were it this fighting and one pushed the other in to a stopped train. the victim was taken to the hospital with back and neck injuries. >>> another metro crash over the weekend. the cost of this one $9 million at least. luckily it didn't cost any lives. three employees were hurt. it happened on sunday morning. beth parker is live with th news edge. beth? it. >> it happened again the latest metro crash was far less serious than the one that killed nine people in june. however, it is not stopping people from making comparisons. this happened o sunday morning. the last train of the night was rolling in to the west falls church rail yard. for some reason, the tr
Nov 14, 2009 7:00am EST
p panoply of the u.s. law. now they're going to be given a forum to make america seem bad again. criticize and mock america. it's extremely unseemly. >> it may turn out to be an opportunity for some people to get some of the justice they've been looking for for a long time. and they show that the civilian court system can succeed in certain case where is the evidence is clear, it's overwhelming, and you don't need to use all of this secret evidence or evidence that's been obtained through the torture program of the bush administration. >> families of 9/11 victims as you can imagine have some powerful feelings about holding this trial in new york. susan candiotti reports, some people say it hits too close to home. >> reporter: eight years of waiting is eight years too long for jim riches. he wants the alleged 9/11 conspirators tried in new york. the attack killed his son, a fellow firefighter. >> i want to get this moving, justice delay suicide justice denied. >> reporter: a handful of civilians got a close-up look attica lead sheik mohammed and others in a guantanamo courtroom l
Nov 20, 2009 6:00am EST
. a call for everyone all over america to get involved in their communities. >> and we're doing that here at john mcdonough high school, a school locate in the seventh ward of new orleans. for than four years later, this school is still reeling from hurricane katrina, including a desperate need for funds to fix the roof in the auditorium, where things are so bad the school can't even hold assemblies there on days it rains because of leaks. >> despite the obstacles, we can tell you this is a great school with great kids. this past summer, over 90% of the senior class graduated, a huge success for the school. i was talking to julie reed before hand, and she talked about there are ways that katrina actually brought hope to this city. we're going to talk about those ways, very positive development. >> certainly some great stories out of that as well. all morning long, you'll see volunteers from great roots, like volunteers painting a mural, something the kids here specifically asked for. and they did that because it shows that someone cares enough to take the time to do it. >> we're going to
Nov 6, 2009 3:05am EST
and on "america this morning" and "good morning america" today on abc news. >>> tomorrow, house democrats plan to vote on their trillion dollar health care reform bill. they also claim they have enough support to pass it. one thing is clear, opponents are not going down without a fight. here's jonathan karl. >> reporter: the town hall fury of august has come to capitol hill. >> madam speaker, throw out this bill! >> reporter: thousands of demonstrators rallied on the capitol steps and stormed the halls of congress, ripping up pages of the democratic health care plan and chanting "kill the bill." several were arrested near speaker pelosi's office. and outside, defiant house republican leaders. >> this bill is the greatest threat to freedom that i have seen in the 19 years i've been here in washington. >> not one republican will vote for this bill. >> reporter: and angry protesters. >> this health care bill, it's a disaster. 2,000 pages of crap. >> i don't believe that i should have to take care of somebody else's health. take care of your own health. >> it's going to devastate america. >> repor
Nov 13, 2009 3:05am EST
, this is what america needs to see. it was a good interview. and of course i'm thinking, if you thought that was a good interview, i don't know what a bad interview was. because i knew it wasn't a good interview. >> reporter: just before palin resigned as alaska's governor she reveals in the book her legal bills topped $500,000 due mostly to ethics complaints. there's a $50,000 legal bill linked to the mccain campaign, part of the cost of vetting her. then a family matter involving levi johnston, father of her grandson. >> he is part of the family. he needs that too. i think he needs to know that he is loved and he has the most beautiful child. and this can all work out for good. it really can. we don't have to keep going down this road of controversy and drama all the time. >> as for palin's claim she was billed for her own vetting expenses, senator mccain's campaign counsel denies that. oprah winfrey asked palin if levi johnston would be invited to thanksgiving dinner. we'll have to tune in monday to find out the answer to that. >>> for a job well done, children often get lollipops an
Nov 16, 2009 7:00am EST
individualing with america's largest creditor. >>> fox 5 morning news starts right now. >> starting you off with a nice view from up above. it is monday morning, november 16th, 2009. temperatures in the low 50s right now. should bounce up nicely. good morning and thanks for joininus. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. we'll have more on the forecast. >>> but first redskins fans have a win to cheer about. >> the redskins able to get the best of a bronco squad. denver up by 3 at the half. but the skins tied it up in the fourth and final score 27-17. dave ross will have more on the victory coming up in our monday morning quarterback. >>> now i wanted to ask this question, i wanted to call tony to see if he watched the game and sort of -- woo hoo, my skins. >> i did. and they looked like an nfl team. and i did watch the last part of the game. >> you might be the x factor, tony. >> it was just after somebody called and said they are winning. >> i was out and about with my son and listening on the radio and i was like, they're doing something. and it was fun to watch when i got home.
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Nov 17, 2009 9:00am EST
thousands of jobs in congressional districts that do not exist in america. or puerto rico. i'm bill hemmer, welcome here to america's newsroom. nice to have you back with us today, ali. alisyn: thanks so much, bill. i'm alisyn camerota in for megyn kelly. how bad is this mess? let's look at it. in the state of arizona, for example the web site is reporting jobs in the 9th, 11th, 18th, 25th, 29th, i have got more 36th, 3rd, 57th and 7 th congressional districts. there is one problem. take a look at this be pro. arizona only has eight districts. so there could not have been any jobs saved in the 12 other districts they list. bill: you gave a good shot at it, didn't you? alisyn: um-huh. steve. bill: what is going on here, stu. >> tip of the iceberg. absolutely tip of the iceberg. you think this is restricted to arizona? wrong. take a look at this map, please. the government is claiming jobs created in nine oklahoma congressional districts. problem, there is only five. jobs in eight districts of iowa. big problem, there is only five. jobs in eight districts in connecticut. again,
Nov 30, 2009 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america, on this monday, november 30th. man hunt as we await, police surround a house searching for the man who shot four police officers execution style. when they stopped for their morning cup of coffee. we have the latest from the scene as police move in. >>> tiger woods, what he says about that early morning accident that sent him to the hospital and the new questions and details from police. >>> open house. we show you exactly how the couple who crashed the white house state dinner got past the secret service as congress launches an investigation. >>> and close call. holiday shoppers watch an aerial gymnast fall 30 feet to the floor. the young woman survives as retailers assess the risk the morning after. >>> and good morning to all of you. we hope you had a wonderful thanksgiving. diane sawyer with robin roberts and this morning, of course, we are following this ongoing drama unfolding as you wake up this morning as police are determined to find the person who killed four of their own. >> it had happened over the holiday weekend. a lone gunman opened fire
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Nov 10, 2009 9:00am EST
in america today? it is all about jobs. have you seen any good news? patti ann: the convicted d.c. sniper john allen muhammad is scheduled for execution tonight. >> we will always have the loss of our brother and the scars of what we have had to deal with. at this point, it's time to pay the debt to society, not just for dean's death, but for many other deaths and injuries that he caused. hhm@ú@@!p can your body wash nourish this deeply? the moisturizer in other body washes sits on top of skin. only new dove has nutriummoisture... which can nourish deep down. new dove body wash with nutriummoisture. superior natural nourishment for your skin. it doesn't cover everything. and what it doesn't cover can cost you some money. that's why you should consider... an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. it can help cover some of what medicare doesn't... so you could save up to thousands of dollars... in out-of-pocket expenses. call now for this free information kit... and medicare guide. if you're turning 65 or you're already on medicare
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Nov 9, 2009 7:00pm EST
america is an umbrella society of muslim groups and the society has set up a web site. it's for the hood family for anyone who would like to donate. and new details tonight about another apparent murder spree. federal investigators are looking into the case of a suspected serial killer in the city of cleveland to try to figure out whether anthony sowell may have been involved in other murders around the world. sowell is a convicted sex offender from cleveland who police say was living with the rotting remains of at least 11 people around his home. the fbi reports it's now reviewing at least three unsolved murders from the late 1980s to see if he may have been involved. it's checking into murders that occurred in places where he lived while serving in the military, including in south carolina, north carolina, camp pendleton in california and oak kin that what you, japan. we have also learned that sowell is facing additional charges. a grand jury indicted him for rape and attempted murder. that's on top of five counts of aggravated murder. he could face life in prison if convicted
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Nov 11, 2009 8:00pm EST
. it is veterans day and we thank all of you out there who have served your country. america is the strongest nation on earth, largely because of you. the military and the fort hood massacre, that is the subject of this evening's "talking points" memo. a new rasmussen poll said 81% of americans have a favorable view of the military, just 9%, just 9%, unfavorable. now, i'm guessing some of that 9% in the media. but now there's a military controversy over the nissan hasan. the information was passed along to the army and the army said that's not true. only a congressional investigate will get to the bottom of this and there should be one because there's no question, no question, that nidal malik hasan is a terrorist. a man who murdered 13 innocent people because of jihad, the muslim holly war. as "talking points" stated last night, the massacre at fort hood is not a crime, a tragedy, norlt the action of a man snapping. it is an act of war perpetrated by a muslim terrorist who believes that infidels should die. now, we all know the obama administration and many other americans have trouble with
Nov 19, 2009 4:30am EST
's a look at some other stories making news "early today" in america. >>> a heated police shoot-out in cincinnati was captured on camera. an armed suspect fled his vehicle after an officer pulled him over. well, he climbed into the cab of a nearby truck, where another officer tried to use a taser on him. that suspect shot at that female cop as a third officer arrived. the third officer fired multiple shots, fatally wounding the suspect. >>> a streaking meteor lit up the sky in utah and an observatory captured the display on video. take a look. the fireball brightened the sky to nearby daylight conditions as it entered the atmosphere. the meteor was probably the size of a stove and traveling 80,000 miles per hour but almost certainly broke up before impact. >>> a christmas controversy is brewing in alaska. u.s. postal service stopped shipping letters to santa to north pole, alaska. the mayor of that town has called this an assault on christmas. the letters usually went to the santa claus house, a favorite town attraction. but the post office says bau hum bug. for efficiently, san
Nov 16, 2009 12:00pm EST
that every financial adviser in america is a crock. that is not what i am saying. you are the first line of defense. you may able to find people that you can trust that will help you and put your interests ahead of their own. there is always a risk that the government and other regulators that are supposed to be watching out for your interests will do it as good a job this time as they did last time. when you add those things together, you are the one that has to be vigilant and take charge and take control in order to be reasonably sure that you are going to be protected. tavis: who are the con artists you are talking about that we need to conquer? >> they are on your phone, they are probably in your neighborhood. they are anybody that promises you something that sounds to be good to be true. it sounds to be good to be true, it probably is. i do not think that saying is true. if it sounds to be good to be true, it definitely is. there are people out there making promises that are too good to be true. you have to control the temptation to listen to those people and ask yourself, if they
Nov 10, 2009 9:00am EST
favorites. 9:18. we will be right back. america is strong and resilient. and we'll pull through these tough times, we always have. and the companies building the internet are leading this technology driven recovery. more than one hundred billion dollars in private investment over the last two years has spurred innovation, launching new online service and content and put more than three million americans to work. an economic success story. expanding and growing by building a smarter, faster, safer internet. broadband for america: it's working. >>> welcome back to 9 news now at 9:00 a.m. 26 million americans have chronic kidney disease. 90% don't even know they have it. this saturday i hope you will join me for the davita kidney run and walk at rfk stadium in the district. opening ceremonies at 10:00. money raised will promote the kidney trust for awareness campaigns nationwide. >>> speaking of health. how about a twist to your thanksgiving menu. we have the lady with plan. nancy robinson is the owner and chef of mrs. robinson cooks a local catering service. >> what are we preparing for our
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Nov 12, 2009 10:00pm EST
, which is appropriate in america, and then they discovered they had been given that information, that they had done far better in his key county than they had been told, and now the vote has gotten down to about 3000 votes. there are over 10,000 absentee votes outstanding. it is. owens -- it is probable that owens, the democrats, will end up winning, and we could end up with someone in office and should not be there, and i think doug hoffman had campaigned against a major issue. had he been elected, that margin would have been even closer than it was, and i think it will be very interesting to see if one week from now, we suddenly decide we have a different congressman than we thought. it is not clear yet, but hoffman is getting more votes, and as the absentee votes come in, it keeps getting there are more and their work, so people should stay tuned in -- it keeps getting narrower and narrower. greta: i recognize that the conservative candidate conceded, but he was not certified, and in a rush to jam this down our throats, the speaker of the house every other democratic member o
Nov 16, 2009 5:00pm EST
in communities and to say that we cannot, the united states of america, cannot handle these individuals, and our justice system just isn't up to it. of course we can do it. we can give them a fair trial. look, we executed timothy mcai going to be convicted. i don't see that that's fair. this is just grandstanding so that we can prove to the world what a wonderful judiciary system we have. let's get back to the basics. let's have the military tribunal where this belongs. >> what do you make of that, congresswoman shikowski? secretary of state clinton is a brilliant woman besides being a politician, and she said on "meet the press" yesterday, she said we're going to try and execute him, he's going to pay the ultimate penalty. it sounds like one of those old cowboy movies where we're going to try him and then hang him. if it we're going to hang him, why have we already decided that, that he's guilty? >> because that's what we do in the united states of america. and even the most heinous criminals who are arrested for horrible crimes like molesting children are given trials in order to hear the test
Nov 6, 2009 3:05am EST
missed me! ah! >> it's going to devastate america. >> reporter: the hastily planned protest true one of the largest crowds in memory for a congressional event. the crowd extends all the way up around to the house side of the capitol building, across to the senate side, literally surrounding the western front of the capitol. while republicans protested, president obama touted two big endorsements of the health care bill. from the aarp and the american medical association. >> i urge congress to listen to aarp, listen to the ama, and pass this reform for hundreds of millions of americans. >> health care for all! >> reporter: much smaller numbers, pro health care reform protesters. >> shame on senator lieberman! >> reporter: were arrested for occupying the office of democrat joe lieberman who said he may join republican efforts to kill the senate bill. speaker of the house pelosi is hoping those ama and aarp endorsements will help her pass the democratic bill in the house by this weekend. but they still don't have the votes yet to do that in an effort to help get them there, presiden
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Nov 11, 2009 9:00am EST
daley is blaming the attack on america's love of guns. he said -- the mayor also dismissed the idea that the fort hood shooting will spark an anti islamist movement. in 2002, the d.c. area was terrorized for two weeks by a killing spree that left 10 people dead. the man behind it was executed last night. sniper mastermind john allen muhammad die by lethal injection as his victims' relatives watched. >> the truck left the grounds of the greensville prison, believed to be carrying the prison of john allen muhammad. >> death was pronounced at 9:11 p.m.. there were no complications. >> there are lingering questions. over about a three-week period, john allen muhammad and his young accomplice, malvo, killed 10 people john allen muhammad was executed for one of those murders, at dean myers. >> we are not collodigoing to celebrate john allen muhammad's death. at this time, it is time to pay the debt to society. >> also watching was one of his prosecutors. >> i feel some closure. i feel more peaceful. i know that the folks that have been harmed by him will be if feeling better. >> witnesses
Nov 12, 2009 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. it's thursday, november 12th, 2009. and this morning, we take you inside the apartment of the alleged ft. hood shooter. looking for clues. and we tell you why the terrorism trackers missed the fact that he'd bought a gun. an abc news investigation. >>> soggy sequel. tropical storm ida dumping eight inches of rain. 20-foot waves. and forget the car keys. get out the canoe. >>> and they said this woman was statal attraction. sending letters to her lover's wife. for the first time, the woman at the middle of the espn scandal breaks her silence. a "gma" exclusive. >>> and get your country on. robin roberts, front and center, at country music's big night. what happened behind the scenes at the cma awards? >>> and good morning, america. i'm here in new york city. i'm diane sawyer. robin, still in nashville, after the big music event last night, the cma awards. loved that red, robin. >> oh, thank you so much, diane. we're still here in music city, usa. and we're in the ryman auditorium this morning. former home of the grand ole opry. it was a grand night for coun
Nov 13, 2009 6:00am EST
's the challenge that they have. >> let's get one in from over here. >> patrick grayson, from q.p.w. america is bearing an enormous burden in the region and can you give us a frank appraisal of the contribution, the role, the performance of your allies in the region? >> yeah. first of all, i very much subscribe to i think it was winston churchill's comment that the only thing worse than allies is having no allies. and we really don't want to go it alone. we need the power of as many coalition partners as we can. and in fact, sometimes you -- you take some limitations because of that. people think that afghanistan is the first place where forces have caveats on them. not so at all. there have always been limitations. and the employment of various national forces. when i was in bosnia as the chief of operations for the effort there, i had a matrix on my desk. and had down the left side it was the country's. and then across the top, it was different tasks and functions and missions. and who would do them? some in their own area, some in their parent division area, and then the rest throughout t
Nov 27, 2009 1:00pm EST
to chime in with one final question john mueller in the last panel claimed that america goes in search of monsters and over in place but perthe threats in a way that endangers american policy. we heard american policy makers talking about strategy. i do not think once we heard about domestic politics, into the discussion. i wonder if there is a link between those two in the sense -- john mueller did not go over this -- you have to go over domestic consensus. one thing that consumes america in the post-cold war is how to maintain the domestic consensus. it was central in the 1989 era when bush felt he had to keep nato ally to sustain that u.s. presence. the planning guidance at the end of bush, 41, there were talking about defense cuts but they strategy was to put a limit on those cuts so that would go down so low. after 9/11, how do you mobilize this country around the threat that this is a single attack? that may have been what it was. it is needed to mobilize the country to prevent these kind of things. is that the case? are you really discussing new strategy concessions? how will t
Nov 18, 2009 7:00am EST
p uses real dairy cream. nothing's more real than reddi wip. >>> good morning, america. on this wednesday, november 18th, the end of war? president obama says he wants the war in afghanistan over by the time he leaves the white house. >>> and touring asia. he reunites with a brother who then talks to us. >>> and the morning after the uproar about new mammogram guidelines. our doctors tell you exactly what they think you should do. >>> red-handed. the woman caught on tape. police say she was frying to kill her husband not once but three separate times. >>> and speaking of tape. that college soccer player finally talks about this moment. >>> and janet jackson, for the first time on learning her brother had died. >> what do you miss most about him? >> a "gma" exclusive. >>> and welcome, everyone. good morning to you. diane sawyer with robin roberts. and we'll show you the site of air force one leaving beijing, china, the end of the president's trip in china. while you were sleeping, we hope. heading to south korea due back home tomorrow afternoon, of course, to bring every
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